I still remember when I decided to move to Dallas. I was working as a teacher in El Salvador when I came to the United States on vacation. I asked ( to-omit) my boss for a months leave from my job and was ready to go in one week. I took an airplane/I flew to Houston where my best friend lives.
We visited exciting places.
We went to San Jacinto and Galveston.
Sentences are short and give a stop-start-stop effect. The text loses its sense of 'flow'
After 3 weeks there, one of my cousins in Dallas called me.
She offered me a job in Dallas.
I drove from Houston to Dallas.
I applied for the job, and was successful.
Now, I have been living in Dallas for four years.
I will never forget when I moved to Dallas.
Can you combine some of the information to make longer sentences?